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Matt Wieters to DH in extended spring Tuesday, plus other other injury notes and lineups
Matt Wieters to DH in extended spring Tuesday, plus other other injury notes and lineups

Orioles manager Buck Showalter had lots of injury updates Monday during his pregame press conference, including news that catcher Matt Wieters (right elbow) will play designated hitter in an extended spring training game in Florida on Tuesday. According to Showalter, Wieters took batting practice on Monday against coaches in Sarasota, Fla., and against minor league pitcher Dane De La Rosa. Wieters has been throwing some as he attempts to come back from ligament replacement (Tommy John) surgery. Showalter said he was unaware how the throwing progressed Monday, but said the club is encouraged by Wieters DHing in an extended spring game. Wieters "was a little sore in the right places...

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